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Valuing Nature

18

Aug

2019

Valuing Nature

How to measure nature's value?

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Animated Heatwave

16

Aug

2019

Animated Heatwave

Visualizing weather data in real-time.

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When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.

4 Aug 2014

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The Conservation Alliance

 

"Tipping Points"

"Tipping Points"

How to understand ecological "tipping points".
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Super-strange, Super-rare, & Super-ugly

Super-strange, Super-rare, & Super-ugly

Researchers have finally captured video of a deed-diving fish and it's really ugly.
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Chance of Life, remastered

Chance of Life, remastered

What lies under Europa's icy shell?
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NOAA knows

NOAA knows

NOAA now knows that October was the hottest October ever recorded.
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Electric Fern...plant of the week

Electric Fern...plant of the week

Electric-blue Ferns are rainforest beauties and the plant of the week.
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Gallery Ready

Gallery Ready

The Hubble and Cassini cameras keep returning photographs ready for any art gallery.
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An Apple a Day.....

An Apple a Day.....

Honey Crisp, Granny Smith, Fuji, Jonagold, and Snapdragon, the list of apple varieties keeps growing with each new release.
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Heads in Sand...Bums in Air

Heads in Sand...Bums in Air

Australians are known for their quick wit and showed this again with a clever protest on a famous Sydney beach. 
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Sounds of Comets

Sounds of Comets

The comet actually sounds like a fictional movie creature.
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WOW!

WOW!

That is only thing to say about the Rosetta spacecraft and its lander.
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Tsunami Politics in Kansas

Tsunami Politics in Kansas

The red vs. blue debate on climate is not enough.
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Critter Cams

Critter Cams

"critter cams" can produce amazing results from very remote places.
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Planting "big data"

Planting "big data"

What happens when you visualize "big data" from plant products?
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Columbia Glacier...going, going, gone?

Columbia Glacier...going, going, gone?

The Columbia Glacier is disappearing, fast.
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Recent Archive Highlights

Look to the Mountains

Look to the Mountains 15 August 2019

Look to the Mountains

An environmental ambassador says: Look to the Mountains.

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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